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Descriptor English: Zygote
Descriptor Spanish: Cigoto
Descriptor Portuguese: Zigoto
Descriptor French: Zygote
Entry term(s): Egg, Fertilized
Eggs, Fertilized
Fertilized Egg
Fertilized Eggs
Fertilized Ovum
Ovum, Fertilized
Zygotes
Tree number(s): A05.360.490.690.970
A11.497.497.950
A16.950
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015053
Scope note: The fertilized OVUM resulting from the fusion of a male and a female gamete.
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Ovum (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 75
History Note: 75
DeCS ID: 15449
Unique ID: D015053
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1975/09/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/11
Revision Date: 2002/07/03
Zygote - Preferred
Concept UI M0023163
Scope note The fertilized OVUM resulting from the fusion of a male and a female gamete.
Preferred term Zygote
Entry term(s) Egg, Fertilized
Eggs, Fertilized
Fertilized Egg
Fertilized Eggs
Fertilized Ovum
Ovum, Fertilized
Zygotes



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